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  1. New York City Subway car listing

    Kawasaki R62 1456-1460 is back on the (3). Saw it earlier coupled to 1576-1580.
  2. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    (R62A 1928 interior-wrap seatless car) in service on Track 4 of 42nd St Shuttle along with 1941 & 1956 sets.
  3. R188 Discussion Thread

    The is using a few of R62's due in part because of the borrowing sets that belongs to the (1). 2221-2225/2346-2350 have been on the for about two years, also 2456-2460/2461-65/2466-70/2471-75 are all on the . Those sets borrowed from the will likely go back to the , because the 240th Yard-R62As have been going through their SMS maintenance. As for Flushing CBTC, crews have to constantly evaluate that signals as well as car-borne communication equipment on the trains work in tandem together in order to operate things normally. (R188 Converted sets-Factory Sets) have to be able to communicate with each other from one side to the other to require a high level of safety and reliability. Signals have to be properly tested so that a position of a train Local & Express services on the is detected.
  4. R211 Discussion Thread

    Daily News Reports: Check it out! http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/mta-unveils-models-future-subway-cars-viewing-article-1.3667877
  5. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    I guess those R142As is to cover service since the lost a few of it's Bombardier R142s to the .
  6. R188 Discussion Thread

    In the last week or two, I couldn't spot not a single R142A train on the (6), oppose to the P.M. Rush Hour Moshulu sets from the .
  7. Enhanced Station Initiative

    At the station's set to be renovated, 30 Av and 36 Av on the platforms and mezzanines.
  8. Enhanced Station Initiative

    DNA.info reports: Astoria N/W Stations Article show's rendering's of what the elevated station's will look like after the ESI renovation work. Also, saw a rendering on some of the station platforms scheduled to be worked on with a photo of an R211 train as well. https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20171020/astoria/astoria-nw-subway-station-renovations-enhanced-station-initiative-no-elevators
  9. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    When are the rest of the R62A's suppose to leave the (7)?
  10. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    A majority of the old ones are so faded that it's pretty much pinkish white instead of red for the .
  11. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    The track bed southbound is silent, but the third rail arcing is still ridiculous. Its not as noisy when the trains fairly or mostly crowded, but when its empty with 2 or 3 people thats when its real loud, especially northbound btw 145th & 157th st.
  12. R188 Discussion Thread

    2471-75 is also running on the . Why can't they just be consistent, and send an 18×× set over to the ...
  13. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    The has been a mess period.
  14. R188 Discussion Thread

    Didnt an actual transit employee a while ago cleared up the whole fiasco of a subway yard maintaince and the task at hand... The is the busiest subway line in the city, one of the busiest in the nation, mostly underground. Logical common sense should be taken on this already.


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